Effective: July 1, 2008
Our Commitment To Privacy:
Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.
The Information We Collect:
This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the Website. This policy does not apply to your use of third party sites to which this Website links. On some pages, you can order services, make requests, post comments or feedback, and register to receive materials. The types of personal information collected at these pages may include Name, Address, Email Address, Phone number, Credit/Debit card information, or more.
If you consent to receiving services from Premier you will be submitting personal and sensitive information via e-mail including Name, Address, e-mail address, phone numbers, Credit/Debit card information, date of birth, emergency contact information, medical history, psychiatric history, legal history, work, military, and educational history, family history, and medication history.
In all of these cases, we will collect personal identification information from you only if you voluntarily submit such information to us. We will never intentionally disclose any personal identification information about you as an individual user to any third party without having received your permission. If you do provide us with personal information for any of these activities, we may use it to conduct the activity.
While Premier has taken reasonable steps to protect any information that you may submit from unauthorized interception and use, the risk of unauthorized interception and use of electronically transmitted information cannot be entirely eliminated. Therefore, there is always a risk of unauthorized interception and use of any information that you submit through this Website. If you voluntarily access and use this Website, neither Dr. Brad Palermo, Licensed Psychologist, Premier Psychological Services, P.L., dba Village Counseling Center, nor its workforce members will be responsible for any unauthorized interception and/or use of your information, and YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT NEITHER DR. PALERMO, PREMIER PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES, P.L., dba Village Counseling Center NOR ITS WORKFORCE MEMBERS SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE.
There Are Exceptions To These Policies:
We will release your information for the purpose of complying with legal requirements, court orders, or subpoenas. We will release your information in emergency situations, for example, if you are a harm to yourself or someone else. We will also release specific information in special cases, such as if there is an attempted breach of the security of our computers or website.
Premier does not directly process payments. We direct you to a third party payment website to safely and securely process your payments which you submit voluntarily. Third parties do not share any of your financial or login information with Premier. When you submit a payment through a third party payment website, your name, address, and email is shared with Premier.
The Way We Use Information:
We use the information you provide about yourself when placing an order only to complete that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order.
We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.
Non-identifying information collected with these technologies might include the browser you use, the type of computer you use, technical information about your means of connection to our site, such as the operating systems and the Internet service providers utilized, and other similar information. Our systems may also automatically gather information about the areas you visit and search terms you utilize on our Websites and about the links you may select from within our Website to other areas of the Web or elsewhere online.
We may use this non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our website and to share with advertisers. For example, we may tell an advertiser that X number of individuals visited a certain area on our website, or that Y number of men and Z number of women filled out our registration form, but we would not disclose anything that could be used to identify those individuals.
Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.
Links To Other Sites:
On our Website, you will find links to third party sites and advertisers. We do not control the contents or links that appear on these sites. In addition, these sites or services, including their contents and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies, or no policy (policies) at all. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third party sites or services before providing any of them with your personal information.
Our Commitment To Data Security:
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. The Website uses a Dedicated SSL Certificate which uses 128-bit encoding so that sensitive data can be protected during transfer from attempts at spying or manipulation. Also, for extra security, Premier has the capability of e-mail encryption and decryption. If you chose to utilize e-mail encryption/decryption, you would need to purchase a Digital ID/Security Certificate, but is completely voluntary. The size of our practice does not support the cost of implementing email encryption/decryption for all of it’s clients. Similarly, only Dr. Palermo and/or an assigned therapist will be viewing client emails so unauthorized access to email is minimal. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your Personal Information, you acknowledge that (a) there are security and privacy limitations of the Internet which are beyond our control; (b) the security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Website cannot be guaranteed; and (c) any such information and data may be viewed or tampered with in transit by a third party.
Our Commitment To Children's Privacy:
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. We never collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under 18, and no part of our Website is structured to attract anyone under 18.
How You Can Access Or Correct Your Information:
You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect and maintain by submitting, via postal mail in writing, to Premier your request. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information.
You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows error.
To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.
Your Acceptance of These Terms:
How To Contact Us:
Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please call us at (888)-899-7736 or send us an e-mail at DrP@PhonePremier.com
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